DB Engine is a light weight flat file database engine for Php.

Each DB Engine database is a folder where tables are tsv files (tabs separated variables, with field names in the first line).

DB Engine can work simultaneously on several databases.
An important feature of DB Engine is that a table can belong to more than one database (for instance, you can use a database for each site and an overall database for the administration of all the sites).


  • Only one file to include ( 20Kb (5Kb zipped) with comprehensive function and variable names )
  • You can include a second file for debug functions: table list and dump


DB Engine was developped for the solely usage of the e-Planet network.


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